Located less than 10 minutes from downtown Durango, 20 minutes from Purgatory, and just minutes from hiking in the beautiful National Forest, this Animas Valley home is a rare find as the HOA permits short-term rentals. This immaculate home features 1,920 sq. ft. of living space with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a 2-car attached garage, and a huge yard, all located on a peaceful cul-de-sac with magnificent views of the Red Cliffs and Animas Valley. As you pull up to the home, you will be impressed with the established, mature trees and landscaping that surround the property, granting privacy and shade. Check out the neighborhood trail and common space at the end of the road. The open floor plan with hardwood and tile flooring is light and bright, extending the kitchen to the living room with access to the side patio and the grassy backyard. The kitchen is a breeze to work in, with abundant counter and cabinet space. Located just off of the kitchen is the laundry room that leads to the oversized two-car garage. The two spare bedrooms are nicely separated from the main living area, with the spacious primary suite located at the end of the hall. All three bedrooms offer plenty of natural light through large windows. In addition, the bathroom off of the hall has been recently updated. The two spare bedrooms are located off of the west side of the home, with the spacious primary suite situated at the end of the hall. The bathroom off of the hall has been recently updated. The many amenities of this property only begin inside and continue into the outdoor spaces. The back deck extends out to a rose flagstone patio—the perfect area to enjoy morning coffee or a BBQ with friends. A beautiful 2.6-acre park is maintained by the HOA and is only a few short steps from the front door. It includes a grassy picnic area accessed by a footbridge crossing the Animas Consolidated and Hermosa ditches. Plus, the park backs to the San Juan National Forest, providing many hiking opportunities along its trails.